Push-ups

Do more push ups than anybody. You can train for a week and post the progress

Winning Conditions

The person who does more push ups is the winner

Reward

A stronger body

Duration

30 days

What is a Push-Up?

The push-ups are a basic exercise for the work of the upper train extensor muscles.

Chest, front shoulder and triceps act as protagonists in action; however the trunk stabilizers also participate very actively, abdominal remain contracted in order to stabilize the spine.

it's a very complete exercise for the work of virtually the entire front of the body. You can do this exercise anywhere, and has the great advantage to be able to play with the position of your own body to vary the intensity.

Because of its variety, it is an exercise that you can include in your toning programs.

Types of pushups

  • Beginners push-ups

    Beginners push-ups are push-ups that are done using only part of the weight of your body. Examples are "off the wall", "off the tabel" and "on the knees" push-ups.

    These push-ups can also be used as end series push-ups when you are not able to finish your series doing more difficult types of push-ups.

  • Intermediate push-ups

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  • Explosive push-ups

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  • Expert push-ups

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  • Push-ups with equipment

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The Challenge

Check your condition, define your goal, follow through!

Before you start

It's important to know your limits before you embrace this challenge.

Warm up your muscles for 5min and prepare yourself for the push-up fit test.

When you are ready, perform as many perfect push-ups as you can and note down on a paper. It doesn't really matter how many you can do. It's just a reference number.

Define your goal

It's important that you define a realistic goal.

Realistic doesn't mean easy. It should be a goal that you believe you can reach.

Follow the program

You should perform the push-ups workout once every two days.

Perform 5 sets of push-ups with 60 seconds interval between them.

On each set you should do no more than 40% of the current maximum amount of push-ups that you can do.

Eat high protein food. Your muscles need protein to recover and grow.